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  • In a tweet: Non-mol order can be made to supplement an injunction made under inherent jurisdiction Judgment, 19/01/2018, free
  • Husband's application to appeal a non-molestation order against him and an occupation order in respect of the parties' matrimonial home. Application dismissed. Judgment, 05/12/2016, free
  • Order forbidding the mother from removing the child, who was the subject of child arrangement proceedings, from the jurisdiction. Mr Justice Mostyn was especially critical of an ex-parte non-molestation order made by a DJ in clear violation of the President's Practice Guidance of 13 October 2014: "Family Court - Duration of Ex Parte (Without Notice) Orders." Judgment, 13/09/2016, free
  • Father was seeking to re-open matters which had been concluded against him after finding new evidence. The President dismissed the applications, saying "There is nothing of substance in any of the new materials, the recently discovered documents, which in any way impinges on the various orders which the father now seeks to challenge. In major part, the arguments he has put before me simply replicate arguments which the court has considered and rejected on previous occasions. Insofar as he is able to rely upon new materials, recently discovered documents, they take him nowhere." Judgment, 23/04/2015, free
  • Appeal against case management order granted ex parte which excluded the husband from the street where he lived. In Peter Jackson J's words the case 'highlights important principles, applicable to all such cases' (ie ex parte applications where there are allegations of domestic violence) Judgment, 14/12/2014, free

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